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Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock 8hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 14hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

Worries Wane After Winning Weekend

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Overview

Hold your breath. This is going to be a hairy holiday season for retailers, one marked by see-sawing sales, market share warfare, profit concerns amid steep price promotions and a lot of angst and uncertainty.

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Financial

At the Mall and On the Street

Christmas is no time to lounge around — or is it? American Express, aware of just how grueling the hunt for gifts can be, has expanded its “Members Lounge” concept to two upscale shopping centers: The Mall at Short Hills in New Jersey and the…

clock November 26, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Holiday Surprise: Winning Weekend Conquers Gloom – for Now

Hold your breath. This is going to be a hairy holiday season for retailers, one marked by see-sawing sales, market share warfare, profit concerns amid steep…

clock November 26, 2007David Moin

Financial

Houston’s Game Plan for Development

Retailing has benefited from a diversified economy led by energy companies, as well as population growth.

clock November 26, 2007Rusty Williamson

Financial

Miami Financial District Gets Retail Zing

Mary Brickell lifestyle center brings brands from Europe and Latin America along with local shops.

clock November 26, 2007Rebecca Kleinman

Financial

Brooklyn to Merchants: Bring It On

The fabled borough is attracting a wide range of retail, residential and other developments as an alternative to higher-cost Manhattan.

clock November 26, 2007Sharon Edelson

Retail Features

Washington Neighborhood’s Road Back

After years of neglect, 14th Street is in the initial phase of a retail rebound.

clock November 26, 2007Evan Clark

Retail Features

Trends, Tradition Mix on Mount Street

The London thoroughfare is attracting upscale designers.

clock November 26, 2007Nina Jones

Fashion Features

Moscow’s Next Wave in Shopping

The new European Center gets mixed reviews from locals, but it’s better than Soviet-era retail.

clock November 26, 2007Alastair Gee

Retail Features

Luxe Names Taking Champs-Elysees Upscale

The street’s high visibility and large spaces appeal to luxury brands and their growing ambitions.

clock November 26, 2007Robert Murphy

Financial

Magic Johnson to Headline ICSC

Urban retail and development will be a key topic at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ New York National Conference and Deal Making.

clock November 26, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Shop Talk… Pedal Pusher… Russian Around…

Could Stella McCartney be looking to open her first boutique in Paris? Sources said the designer is eying the arcades of the Palais Royal, one of Paris’ most elegant — and hottest — retail addresses.

clock November 26, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Vuitton Issues Apology Over Artwork

Louis Vuitton and artist Vanessa Beecroft, who had naked ladies bend into the shape of the luxury name for a 2005 collaboration, have spelled out an apology to a Dutch graphic designer for copyright infringement

clock November 26, 2007Miles Socha

Retail Features

Agas & Tamar Bears Fruit in NYC

Eli Halili, creative director of Israeli jewelry brand Agas & Tamar, wanted one NoLIta storefront so badly that he sat on a lower Manhattan bench and watched it for part of each day for more than a year until the owner went out of business.

clock November 26, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

Maggy London Founder Milton Cahn

Milton Cahn, co-founder of Maggy London International Ltd., a major women’s dress firm, died Nov. 16 at his Manhattan home after a long illness. He was 86.

clock November 26, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Beauty Features

Beauty Beat: Clarins’ Stock Falls on Report… Kiehl’s Names Worldwide GM…

Shares of Groupe Clarins lost ground late last week amid reports that the company would not be exploring a sale.

clock November 26, 2007WWD Staff

AJC Honors Donald Graham

Donald Graham knows a little diplomacy and the personal touch go a long way.

clock November 26, 2007Rosemary Feitelberg

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Book Time… Family Ties…

Former Fortune managing editor Eric Pooley was replaced just over a year ago as Time Inc. brass struggled to deal with a beleaguered business magazine sector.

clock November 26, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Esprit Sets Stage for U.S. Growth at N.Y. Flagship

Seeking to reestablish itself in the U.S. market, Esprit Holdings Ltd. picked one of Manhattan’s highest-profile locations to open a flagship at the start of the holiday season – Rockefeller Center at Fifth Avenue.

clock November 26, 2007Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Marketing and Promotion

Sigerson Morrison Takes Lifestyle Approach

Sigerson Morrison is stepping out of the shoe box.

clock November 26, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Swarovski Sparkles With New Techniques

This city is known for its diamonds, but for Swarovski, Antwerp was a fitting stage to showcase the latest adventures in crystal.

clock November 26, 2007Katya Foreman

Retail Features

Banking on Luxe for Spring

The November market turned out to be an early holiday treat for many lingerie companies.

clock November 26, 2007Karyn Monget

Retail Features

Sex & Hits South Beach

A luxury lingerie store named Sex & can send several messages, especially when located near nightclubs, tattoo shops and late-night pizza parlors on Washington Avenue here.

clock November 26, 2007Rebecca Kleinman

Financial

Worries Wane After Winning Weekend

Hold your breath. This is going to be a hairy holiday season for retailers, one marked by see-sawing sales, market share warfare, profit concerns amid steep price promotions and a lot of angst and uncertainty.

clock November 26, 2007David Moin

Financial

Markdowns Threaten Margins

Heavy promotions drove the weekend, and may impact margins, according to analysts.

clock November 26, 2007Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Financial

Electronics Lead the Way

Judging from the crowds in line to snap up the latest gear, it’s once again going to be an electronics holiday.

clock November 26, 2007Sharon Edelson

People

Great Expectations

With nary a break in the social schedule in sight, expectant mums like Rachel Roy, Samantha Boardman Rosen and Celerie Kemble realize that when it comes to fashion, there can be no such thing as a pregnant pause.

clock November 26, 2007WWD Staff

People

All Ears

Fashion has made celebrities of some pretty unlikely subjects, but the most recent one is highly unusual by any account: a slightly scraggly toy rabbit.

clock November 26, 2007Emily Holt

People

Dance Party

Thanksgiving may be the traditional kickoff of holiday shopping for some, but for balletomanes, it marks the beginning of the New York City Ballet season.

clock November 26, 2007WWD Staff

Financial

Gap, A&F Post Double-Digit Net Gains

After posting robust third-quarter results, Gap Inc. and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. face a tough holiday shopping season.

clock November 26, 2007Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Liza Casabona

Intimates and Activewear

Adidas, Diesel Team for Denim

The worlds of fashion and sports will be teaming up once again, this time with a collaboration between Adidas and Diesel.

clock November 26, 2007Emilie Marsh

Fashion Features

In Brief: Lead Jewelry Settlements… Body Shop Moves…

New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo reached settlements on Wednesday with Michaels Stores Inc., Big Lots and a 10 smaller stores and suppliers found to be selling children’s jewelry containing unsafe levels of lead.

clock November 26, 2007WWD Staff

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